Industrial and Engineering Technology

 

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IC-1: SYSTEMSRelate technology systems to needs and functions of society as users of various technological systems and processes. Technology Systems IC-1.1 Describe the common characteristics of the following technology systems: construction, transportation, manufacturing, and communication.
• Identify the output/function of each.
• Explain the primary processes common to these systems.
• Describe the essential components of one of these technology systems.
Analyze the relationships among these technology systems and give an example of how a change in one system affects the others.

 

Impact of Technology/ Innovation IC-1.2 Describe the impact of technology on individuals, a community, and society.
• Trace the development of an innovation within one of the technology systems, and predict what new innovation may result in the future.
• Analyze the impact of the innovation on the technology system itself, on other systems, on people, and on the environment.
• Examine the reasons or impetus for three technological innovations, spread over time, and describe the positive and negative effects of each.
  Application of Technology IC-1.3 Demonstrate the ability to use a component of a technological system and apply its processes in the completion of a project.
• Identify the needs in an assigned project that can be met by one of the technology systems studied.
• Plan for the completion of the project, identifying the technological components and processes to be applied.
Evaluate the completed project and determine the effect that technology had on the quality of the project.
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IC-2: DESIGNDemonstrate the skills and knowledge of a technological problem solver by effectively applying the design process. Design Process IC-2.1 Apply the design process to the development of a new product or system and document the steps of the process.
• Define the problem.
• Research and generate ideas.
• Identify criteria, specify parameters, and select approach.
• Make a model or prototype, appropriately using tools and processes of industry.
• Test, evaluate, and refine the design using specifications.
• Create or make the product or system.
Communicate the processes and results in relation to the criteria and parameters.
  Design Attributes IC-2.2 Compare and contrast, using the desired attributes of design, two products or technologies that meet the same need or problem.
• Identify their original purposes.
• Summarize the problem or need it was meant to address.
• Outline how the design may have evolved over time and what systematic process may have been used to come up with the design.
• Describe a creative aspect of each.
Explain how the two products or technologies address the same need/problem in different ways.
  Design as Problem-Solving Process IC-2.3 Demonstrate the ability to solve a problem by modifying, improving, or developing an existing product or system using the design process.
• Define the problem.
• Document ideas and research findings.
• Identify criteria for determining effectiveness of solution.
• Identify constraints and select approach toward solution.
• Make a model or prototype, using appropriate, well-maintained tools.
• Test, evaluate, and refine the design using criteria and specifications.
• Create or make the product or system.
Report the processes used and the results according to the attributes of design.
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IC-3: TECHNOLOGYUse and/or apply technical terms, symbols, conventions, and resources to understand and express ideas and solve technological problems. Technical Information IC-3.1 Demonstrate the appropriate use of technical terms, symbols, and conventions to complete a project and/or solve a problem.
• Develop, read, and interpret sketches, drawings, graphs, diagrams, and models.
• Complete forms and procedures using the proper format and terminology (e.g., order forms, estimations, inventory, reports and repair logs).
• Accurately interpret and summarize written technical materials from repair manuals, technical bulletins, or periodicals/journals.
Listen and follow oral instructions or requests from employer/employee and peer dialogue and from customer concerns and requests.
    IC-3.2 Incorporate technical terms, symbols, and conventions into products or solutions that adequately communicate technological information to others.
• Use current technological communication devices to effectively gather information and communicate with others.
Complete a multimedia presentation on a product or solution that effectively provides findings, information, and solutions/products to an audience of practitioners.
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IC – 4: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Develop plans for and progress toward IET careers, including the demonstration of understanding and skills Career Planning IC-4.1 Select and plan for possible IET careers based on personal interests, strengths, and values.
• Develop a career plan and portfolio.
• Identify a program of study that will develop the essential skills and knowledge for a selected career(s).
• Evaluate the selected career(s) in terms of advantages and disadvantages, advancement opportunities, job growth and outlook, etc.
  Organization/ Industry Effectiveness IC-4.3 Describe each of the following components of an organization/industry, and explain how it contributes to the effectiveness of the organization.
• Planning (Strategic Planning, Goals, Objectives)
• Management (Organizational Structure/Culture, Mission Statement)
• Health, Safety, and Environment (Regulatory Issues, Safety in the Workplace)
• Community Issues (Impact of the company on the community)
• Principles of Technology (Technology in the workplace, continued professional training)
• Personal Work Habits (Positive attitude, physical fitness and appearance, readiness to work)
• Technical Production Skills (Team player skills, specific production skills)
• Labor (Employee’s rights and responsibilities, role of labor organizations)
• Finance (Capital acquisitions, financial operations)
    IC-4.4 Demonstrate the knowledge and skills expected of contributing members of an organization/industry, including:
• Health, Safety, and Environment (Safety Practices in the Workplace)
• Personal Work Habits (Positive attitude, physical fitness and appearance, readiness to work)
Technical Production Skills (Team player skills, specific production skills)
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IC–5: ENERGY AND ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONApply concepts of Physics in product/system maintenance, repair, design, and construction. Energy IC-5.1 Analyze the total energy needs of a product/system, accounting for energy input and output due to motion, position, and temperature changes as indicators of chemical and electrical characteristics.
• Measure the energy of a system for all measurable qualities, including, but not limited to, force, position, motion, voltage, current, temperature, mass, and volume.
• Measure the power output of the system using appropriate units (e.g., horsepower of an automotive system or the electrical power of a circuit system).
  Energy Transformation IC-5.2 Identify points in the system where energy transformation occurs, analyze the energy input/output, and evaluate the efficiency of the system based on evidence.
• Measure anddescribe the efficiency of a system, given the energy input and usable energy transformed out (e.g., measure the gas efficiency of a gas-run system by analyzing the energy used to move the vehicle and the unusable energy lost to the environment).
Use technical terms, such as heat, sound, and friction properly in the analyses.
    IC-5.3 Design and construct a product or system that is based on efficient energy transformation.
• Determine possible causes of unusable energy loss in existing products/systems.
• Analyze the design, structure, or process flaws that relate to the loss.
• Identify alternatives for minimizing the losses and select the alternative that tests out to have significant potential for improvement.
Plan and construct a prototype to demonstrate improved energy transformation efficiency.
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IC–6: FORCES AND MOTION
Apply concepts of forces and motion in product/system
maintenance, repair, design, and construction.
Forces and Motions IC-6.1 Identify and analyze the forces acting on and generated within technology systems (e.g., bridges, hydraulic systems).
• Calculate and/or measure the forces acting on and generated within a system.
• Analyze the forces of static (stable, no change in motion) and dynamic (changing rotationally and/or linearly) systems.
• Explain numerically or physically what the net force of a stable system is.
    IC-6.2 Account for effects of forces in the maintenance, repair, design, and/or construction of an IET-related tool, product, or system.
• Apply the concepts that forces must be balanced/unbalanced to produce a stable/dynamic system, respectively
• Describe the effects of those forces on the system.
Make up for negative effects of forces in working on the tool, product, or system.
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IC–7: MATERIAL SCIENCEDemonstrate understanding that physical properties make some substances better for certain uses than others, and that physical Nature of Matter IC-7.1 Describes objects or materials by the properties of matter from which they are made, and how physical properties can be altered to change the material.
• Give examples of how the properties of a material can be used to predict how that material will behave under different conditions.
• Demonstrate how physical properties can be altered and explain the changes made to the original material.
• Demonstrate the combination of materials where physical properties are altered and/or different materials result.
  Material Analysis and Selection IC-7.2 Evaluate the needs of a designed system and select the appropriate materials in repairing and maintaining, or constructing and building a product or system to specification.
• Analyze and evaluate materials’ physical properties in comparison with the designed system’s specification.
• Describe possible changes to the material(s) and its physical properties to improve effectiveness in the designed system.
• Select the appropriate material and tool or technology to alter or work on the material.
Complete the project, in keeping with the specification
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IC-8: WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION Practice oral, written, and comprehension skills to communicate effectively in setting appropriate to the IET work environments. Communication IC-8.1 Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
• Summarize information from technical documents, research articles, policy/procedural manuals.
• Interpret technical materials used for Industrial Engineering Technology practices and procedures.
Demonstrate use of technologies best suited for information processing, including reading.
    IC 8.2 Communicate technical information and ideas effectively in writing in a clear, logical, and convincing style so others in the will understand.
• Compose written communication using correct terminology, spelling, grammar, and form (letter, memorandum, email, etc.)
• Write a report detailing the events of a work-based learning experience.
• Collect data and write a report on a Industrial Engineering Technology topic using information from a range of sources.
Demonstrate use of technologies best suited for communication through writing.
    IC-8.3 Communicate to convey technical information and ideas effectively.
• Communicate technical information and ideas in speaking in a clear, logical, and convincing style so others will understand.
• Demonstrate how non-verbal behaviors affect the message being sent.
• Give full attention to what other people are saying by taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and by not interrupting at inappropriate times.
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IC-9: SAFETY, HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTRecognize risks and potentially hazardous Regulatory Guidelines IC 9.1 Apply health and safety policies, procedures, and regulations to promote safe IET worksites.
• Report health and safety policies and procedures to HIOSH.
• Maintain an environment that meets HIOSH regulations.
Research and report on maintenance and consequence of safety, health, and environmental work practices.
  Risk Identification IC-9.2 Identify potential hazardous and emergency situations to determine intervention strategies.
• Document and apply worksite safety plan andprocedures.
• Survey work environment on a regular basis.
Identify potential hazards and determine appropriate plan of action.
  Body Mechanics IC-9.3 Demonstrate the principles of proper body mechanics for a range of activities in the workplace.
• Apply the principles of proper body mechanics and ergonomics for a range of activities in the worksite.
Design practices and maintain worksites to reduce repetitive stress injury and other ergonomic related conditions.
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IC-10: EXCELLENCE IN SERVICEDemonstrate awareness of meeting needs through IET career services. Achieving Customer Satisfaction IC-10.1 Understand the concepts involved in the process of meeting a need for an external audience and quality service.
• Learn principles of Total Customer Satisfaction and professionalism.
• Identify the internal and external clients in the Total Quality Management process.
• Practice providing quality service for others.
  Customer Focused Problem Solving IC-10.2 Demonstrate the process of customer-focused problem solving.
• Overview of the process.
• Define customer requirements.
• Map conventions and applications.
• Collect and display data.
• Analyze rot causes and develop an improvement plan.
• Understand results.
Implement institutionalization/systematization.

 

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